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Steve Alaimo

  • Blogs

    August 26, 2014

    Amos Larkins II on the Origins of Miami Bass

    "Bass Rock Express" was the first international Miami bass hit, and it opened the floodgates for the rush of quad-heavy records that followed. The song was co-produced, engineered, arranged, and vocalized by Amos Larkins II for MC ADE, and William "Billy" Hines on 4-Sight Records in 1985. Amos prod ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 8, 2014

    RIP Henry Stone, King of Independent Records, Dead at 93

    Henry Stone, king of the record business, passed away peacefully August 7, 2014, in Miami. Throughout almost 80 years of wildly prolific musical activity, the 93-year-old had a hand in every aspect of the music business and was a true pioneer of independent manufacturing, promotion, and distributio ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 31, 2014

    Miami Bass' Ten Best Producers and Musicians

    Miami is the undisputed world heavyweight champion of bass, and the globe's leading progenitor of trunk rattle, rear-view shake, and total body thump. The genre is a direct descendent of Pretty Tony's freestyle productions, and Henry Stone's earlier indie R&B Pop. It's the single hardest electroni ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2014

    Miami's Ten Best Recording Studios

    Sure, two high-school girls can make a "Chonga Song" with an old PC and a USB mic, and go viral. But there's still nothing like a professionally recorded song produced with quality gear and a dedicated engineer in an acoustically sound environment. Miami's great musical history is proof. Outside of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2014

    Henry Stone Talks Turning 93

    Henry Stone first met James Brown in about 1955, when King Records founder Syd Nathan told both him and Ralph Bass to race to Augusta, Georgia, to sign the R&B singer to a record deal. Bass got there a day before Stone and inked the contract with James Brown. But the funkiest man in the history of ... More >>

  • News

    October 2, 1997

    Heart and Soul

    Miami's soul-music era may be over, but singers like Bobby Stringer are struggling to revive the genre

  • Music

    July 31, 1997
  • News

    November 13, 1991
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